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Why Google needed a Superbowl ad

StephenBaker1 - February 8, 2010

We were watching the Superbowl on TiVo, about a half hour behind, when I got a text message from my…

Data Mining
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The World is Addicted to Data (and that’s good for us)

SteveSarsfield - December 21, 2009

In the famous book “The Transparent Society,” we are asked to consider some of the privacy ills we will be…

Data Mining
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Wolfram Alpha Revisited

Steve Bennett - November 12, 2009

Back in May of this year I took a look at WolframAlpha in my blog Is WolframAlpha The Next Big Thing In…

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Why Does Google Hold Back On Faceted Search?

Daniel Tunkelang - August 15, 2009

Sometimes the response to a comment is worthy of an entire post, and this is one of those times. In…

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Even Google Should Beware Of Hubris

Daniel Tunkelang - June 28, 2009

One of the best words we’ve inherited from the ancient Greeks is hubris (ὕβρις), defined on Wikipedia as “overweening pride,…

Data Mining
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Search Innovation: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Daniel Tunkelang - June 26, 2009

It’s unusual for HCIR to make it into the mainstream business press, so I was delighted when Pete Barlas reached…

Data Mining
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#13: Here’s a thought…

brianfarnan1 - June 7, 2009

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:Cloudy days aheadThe question…

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Bing vs. Google

TomAnderson - June 3, 2009

Microsoft vs. Google - OR IS IT - Google vs. Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter? Today Microsoft officially launched their…

Data Mining
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Banging on Bing: A Bummer

Daniel Tunkelang - June 1, 2009

So, Bing is out early. Yes, an early release from Microsoft! And it’s snappy, attractive, and offers decent quality. If…

Data Mining
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Waiting for the Big Bing

Daniel Tunkelang - May 29, 2009

Everyone is talking about Bing today–well, everyone who isn’t too busy watching Google do the Wave. If you haven’t been…